“BORLEY RECTORY: THE MOST HAUNTED HOUSE IN THE UK” and More Strange True Stories! #WeirdDarkness

“BORLEY RECTORY: THE MOST HAUNTED HOUSE IN THE UK” and More Strange True Stories! #WeirdDarkness

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IN THIS EPISODE: Borley Rectory was reputed to be the most haunted house in the UK. It’s thought that the rectory was destined to be a haunted house from the start due to the events that had occurred on the site many centuries before. (Borley Rectory: The Most Haunted House in Britain) *** Though it’s been shuttered, Willard Asylum still stands as a creepy memorial to those who once walked its halls. (Willard Asylum) *** The bond between grandfather and granddaughter is so strong, it even affects the little girl’s sleep. (The Inconsolable Child) *** It had long straggly hair, long fingers, and long arms… and it ran faster than humanly possible. What was it? (Long Haired Entity) ***Artists depict them as children, even toddlers, with wings. Innocent, cute, loving. But the angels called “cherubim” in the Bible may not have been the little angels we depict them as. (Biblical Cherubim – Sweet Angels Or Dangerous Creatures With A Hidden Agenda?) *** The story of the Beale Treasure is one of mystery.  The booklet from the 1880s detailed circumstances in which an immense treasure was buried, and included coded messages left on how to find the secret stash of gold, silver, and other jewels. But was it a legitimate opportunity to become wealthy, or someone’s idea of a practical joke? (Lost Treasure and the Beale Cipher) *** Of all of the many strange things that one can see out on the road at night, one that is certain to startle anyone is a car blinking out of existence in an instant right before one’s eyes… and there are stories coming in from all around the world. (Baffling Cases Of Cars Vanishing Into Thin Air) *** A family experiences strange occurrences all at the same time while in the car – but even stranger, they weren’t all in the same car or in the same location. (The Glowing Ball) *** Ghosts can terrorize, but can they also protect? (Stewart The House Spirit) *** In 1990, Danny Rolling left University of Florida students cowering over the course of three days, and murdered five in the process. (The Gainesville Ripper) *** April 26, 1865, in New York a photograph was taken that became the most controversial photo of President Lincoln ever taken. (The Forbidden Portrait of Abraham Lincoln) *** Birthed from troubled pasts, Henry Lucas and Ottis Toole were lovers and deranged serial killers whose crimes would change American laws and TV. (The Confession Killers)

SOURCES AND REFERENCES FROM THE EPISODE…
“Willard Asylum” by Wyatt Redd for All That’s Interesting: http://bit.ly/2TH1LDR
“Biblical Cherubim – Sweet Angels Or Dangerous Creatures With A Hidden Agenda?” by Ellen Lloyd for Ancient Pages:http://bit.ly/2z7C6dT
“Borley Rectory, The Most Haunted House in Britain” from Ghost-Story.co.uk: http://bit.ly/2Mp58hE
“Lost Treasure and the Beale Cipher” by Jenny Kile for Mysterious Writings: http://bit.ly/2Z0qtEQ
“The Inconsolable Child” by Jack Mesko, submitted to WeirdDarkness.com: http://bit.ly/2NdSwJV
“Long Haired Entity” from PhantomsAndMonsters.com: http://bit.ly/2KGxKAZ
“Baffling Cases Of Cars Vanishing Into Thin Air” by Brent Swancer for Mysterious Universe: http://bit.ly/2Nfm5uU
“The Glowing Ball” by Taylor B., submitted to WeirdDarkness.com
“The Gainesville Ripper” by Matt Gilligan: (link no longer available)
“The Forbidden Portrait of Abraham Lincoln” by Troy Taylor: http://bit.ly/2KStFbV
“Stewart The House Spirit” from YourGhostStories.com: http://bit.ly/2KOPtoQ
“The Confession Killer” by Mark Oliver for All That’s Interesting: http://bit.ly/31P6uG6

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Originally aired: August 18, 2019

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